Sunday’s narrow victory over the Broncos raises, rather than solves, many questions the Chicago Bears have about their offence going forward.
And in the midst of all the talk Eli will continue to be the ultimate professional. The perfect teammate. The way he always has been. And in an NFL world where the aforementioned characteristics are becoming increasingly scarce, we say thank you Eli. Thank you for the memories, the victories, and the sweet sweet taste of Super Bowl success.
What a rollercoaster of a week it’s been for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team fell to 0-2 after being defeated by the Seattle Seahawks at home, losing starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the process. Mason Rudolph, meanwhile, proved to a solid replacement for the two-time Super Bowl MVP.
The NFL loves shiny new toys and when an image of one of Minshew's pregame outfits began to circulate, the former Washington State QB accumulated a type of cult following. But would Minshew's fashion sense translate to the field against the Houston Texans?
For a team synonymous with the name Aaron Rodgers, after two weeks it is the Packers defence that has driven them to two vital division wins as Mike Pettine’s unit stepped up big in the fourth quarter to stymie a Vikings comeback.
A loss on Monday, and Cleveland’s new gods will be facing a herculean task just to remain relevant by the halfway point of the season.
The Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers meet this Sunday in a showdown between 1-0 teams that, based on the squads’ performances in Week 1, could prove to be among the games that will decide the 2019 NFC North champion. The Wisconsin-based team gained an advantage in the divisional games, beating the Chicago Bears, 10-7, in the opening Thursday.
The New York Giants are licking their wounds after a week one thrashing at the hands of divisional the Dallas Cowboys, things look bleak for Eli Manning and co. However, there are a few positives to take away from the week one loss, most notably the performance of the best running back in the NFL - Saquon Barkley.
Both teams have opponents coming up that struggled mightily defending the passing game and it will be interesting to see if they’ll show off as they’re expected against the Giants and the Browns.
Take a breath football fans. If you didn't watch the game live, this writer can only hope you had your DVR set. Or, however you choose to watch your football, make it a priority to get this on a screen near you.